Novita Puspasari as Part of Who Owns the World? PCC Conference at The New School 2019
Novita Puspasari at Who Owns the World Conference, convened by the Platform Cooperativism Consortium at The New School in November 2019. Puspasari is a speaker for Town Hall 5 – Distributed Governance.
About This Town Hall: Meet a group of entrepreneurial platform co-op founders presenting on enterprises that range in maturity, from emerging to well-established. They hail from as far as Turkey, Belgium, Finland, Spain, and Indonesia. The focus of the discussion is the governance of geographically dispersed independent contractors. Aggregating members and workers on a platform comes with unique opportunities for increasing participation and potentially also for distributed decision making.
Novita Puspasari is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Jenderal Soedirman in Indonesia. She is the Head of the Co-operative and SMEs Innovation Hub at the campus, sits on the executive committee of the Indonesian Consortium for Co-operative Innovation (ICCI), and serves as a Research Coordinator at Kopkun Institute. She is also on the Supervisory Board of Kopkun Indonesia, a consumer cooperative in Indonesia. Currently, she is working on developing an innovative ecosystem for Indonesian cooperatives by serving as a staff-member for the Indonesian Ministry of National Planning. In this work, Novita is developing a National Middle Term Plan 2020-2024 for the cooperative sector, conducting research with the Indonesian Ministry of Cooperative and Small Medium Enterprises, and mainstreaming innovation in local cooperative communities.